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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Launches Video Game Division

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner has expanded into the gaming space. Company president and COO Brian Weinstein announced Thursday that...

Supercell invests $5 million in U.S. indie studio Redemption Games

Venture Beat reports: "Supercell’s indie studio investment spree continues today with a $5 million bet on mobile game studio Redemption Games. The Carlsbad, California-based...

Bungie Receives $100 Million Investment From Chinese Gaming Company NetEase For...

Variety reports: "'Destiny' developer Bungie is assuring fans that their new partnership with NetEase won’t be taking their attention away from developing their core franchise, although...

PlayVS, bringing esports infrastructure to high schools, picks up $15 million

Tech Crunch reports: "PlayVS, the startup building esports infrastructure at the high school level, has today announced the close of a $15 million Series...

Voodoo raises estimated $200 million from Goldman Sachs for mobile games

Venture Beat reports: "Mobile games publisher Voodoo has raised an estimated $200 million from Goldman Sachs to develop mobile games. The company has plans to use...

Amuse Raises $15.5M For Next Gen. Record Label, Free Music Distribution

Hypebot reports: "Next-generation record label and music distributor Amuse has raised a $15.5 million Series A round co-led by Lakestar and Raine.The company was...

Fortnite gets $100 million from Epic for esports push

Venture Beat reports: "Epic Games had $100 million burning a hole in its proverbial pocket, and the company has decided to use that cash to...

Gamelynx raises $1.2 million to make esports games on mobile

Venture Beat reports: "Gamelynx is creating team-based competitive games on mobile, so esports can become more accessible and global. And it has raised $1.2 million...

Tencent profit jumps 61% to $3.7B as its mobile gaming business...

Tech Crunch reports: "Warnings that Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, might suffer a rare poor quarter of business proved unwarranted after the company smashed analyst...

Teatime Games raises $9 million for mobile gaming communication platform

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Teatime Games has raised a total of $9 million across a seed funding round and a Series A funding round. The funds...